Longest lightbulb change in Britain.

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Ecclesiastical carpenter Richard Pike heads up one of ten ladders to reach the weather door.<br />
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How many men does it take to change a lightbulb... at the top of Britain's tallest spire.<br />
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When your office is Salisbury Cathedral the simple task of changing a light bulb involves four men, a 404ft climb and takes three hours.<br />
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Ecclesiastical carpenter Richard Pike needed a head for heights when he joined Gary Price, who is in charge of conservation, to make the daring ascent with two rope specialists to ensure their safety. <br />
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Despite working at the cathedral for 27 years, it was the first time Richard has ever made the hair-raising climb.